The Institute of Science in Society ; 20/07/04
Sam Burcher reports on a nutritional hypothesis with possible implications
for prevention and treatment of the global pandemic
There are two Tent Cities taking place in Ontario this summer, one in Kingston and one in Ottawa. It is becoming very common action in Canada as every summer more and more cities have groups fighting homelessness. Here are two articles about the Ontario Tent Cities.
1.Kingston Coalition Against Poverty
2.Police Not Interfering in Ottawa (yet)
1.MAN SHOT DEAD AFTER POLICE CHASE - Montreal
2.RACISM TAINTS MISSING WOMEN STUDY - WinniPIG
3.COURTHOUSE GAURDS KILL BOY - Edmonton
4.MAN WHO RAN OVER PIG CHARGED AGAIN! - Calgary
5.PRIVATIZING LAW ENFORCEMENT - WinniPIG
6.ESCAPED INMATE GETS MORE TIME - Regina
7.CHIEF JULIAN FANTINO UNDER ATTACK - Toronto
8.DETAILS OF CHARGES AGAINST PIGS - Toronto
by an East Side resident ;
July 20, 2004
On Sunday, July 18, 2004, I stumbled upon at least five Vancouver police officers, with about as many police vehicles, arresting a man for panhandling at the corner of East 1st and Commercial, and detaining another person (handcuffing him while he was on his bike).
First in a series of often bizarre accounts of police (mis)behaviour and abuse throughout the world.
Prison authorities say that Jos
Hardware repairs and a move for the servers will require some downtime over the next while. This will affect the website as well as email services for those of you using resist.ca email accounts or lists. Read on for details.
1.Former Boxer Dies During Arrest
Couldn't block a tazer blast...Ontario
2.Pig Shoots and Injures Knife Weilding Woman
And do not charge her in the end...Alberta
3.RCAF Bombs Golf Tournament
But the missile didn't blow...Yukon
4.Ottawa Jail in Lockdown For Fourth Day
Searching every cell after overdose...Ontario
5.Pig Pleads Guilty to Drinking and Driving
Lawyers Admits that Pig is a Drinker...PEI
6.Contact MP and Get Fantino Out
TPAC Takes on Toronto's Biggest Pig...Ontario
By Paul Wainberg ; July 16, 2004
Earlier this month, for instance, CNN reported that police officers across the United States are carrying handheld wireless computers on which they can access private details from large commercial databases about anyone they encounter on their beat.
; Monday 19 July 2004
French President Jacques Chirac has informed Israeli Prime Minister Ariel
Sharon "he is not welcome" in Paris after he urged all French Jews to
leave the country immediately.
July 2004 ;
Foreign Policy In Focus ; By Antonia Juhasz
The U.S. occupation of Iraq officially ended on June 28, 2004 , in a secret
ceremony in Baghdad . Officially,
Posted by-Mohammad Basirul Haq Sinha
By Melissa Kite and Patrick Hennessy
Downing Street secured vital changes to the Butler Report before its publication, watering down an explicit criticism of Tony Blair and the way he made the case for war in the House of Commons.
American Elie Wiesel is a distinguished and well-respected scholar and moralist, who is also a Holocaust survivor and former Nobel Laureate. As such, his views on issues of morality and ethics carry a lot of weight.
However, as Mickey Z. notes below, Wiesel has also been a steadfast apologist for Israeli militarism and human rights abuses. In a recent interview in Parade magazine, he opines that "(The U.S.), for two centuries, has stood as a living symbol of all that is charitable and decent to victims of injustice everywhere...where those who have are taught to give back."
Allawi shot inmates in cold blood, say witnesses
by Paul McGeough; Sidney Morning Herlad; July 18, 2004
Iyad Allawi, the new Prime Minister of Iraq, pulled a pistol and executed as many as six suspected insurgents at a Baghdad police station, just days before Washington handed control of the country to his interim government, according to two people who allege they witnessed the killings.
The Independent (UK)
18 July 2004
Sophie Goodchild and Andrew Johnson
Satellite technology will be used to track 5,000 career criminals who are
responsible for one in every 10 crimes in Britain, the Home Secretary David
Blunkett will announce tomorrow.
The radical new technology, which has been developed in the US, will enable
law enforcement officers to pinpoint the exact location of criminals who
have been released early from prison and fitted with electronic tags.